How about a bit of levity? Something we might all need after getting those taxes off to the IRS. Here’s a collection of odds and ends that we hope will at least a bring a smile to your face. Enjoy, and leave a comment with your favorites.
When Grandma Goes to Court
Here’s a good one about a grandma who was called to the stand to testify. The only mistake plaintiff and defense counsel made was to ask her a seemingly harmless question. Thanks to @OregonArtGuy (Bill Whitmer), a frequent contributor, for sharing this on his blog.
Fun Friday Facts #35: History of English Edition
As writers, we simply couldn’t let this pass unnoticed. Some little known, but interesting facts about the English language from @marjoriemcatee (Marjorie “Don’t Call Me Marge” McAtee).
Top 10 Most Unforgivable Twitter Spelling Mistakes
Here’s a collection of mis-spelled tweets. Worth a smile at first, but you’ll probably find scrolling to the end is very worth it if your spirits need a lift. Thanks to Bryan Young (@Tre4Champion) for sharing this. Still laughing out loud.
Video of the Week
Our video of the week comes to us courtesy of Diana Adams (@adamsconsulting). It’s a video created with a Phantom V12.1 high-speed camera that’s capable of capturing 6,200 frames per second. Only Jell-O, but really amazing.
Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? Which were your favorites? Leave a comment and let us know, share your favorite recipe, a joke, or what have you. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)